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Black Bears in the Backyard

May 13, 2019

Black Bears in the Backyard

Dr. Chris DePerno recaps the results of a multi-year study on black bear populations in Asheville, N.C. 

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May 3, 2019

Crowd the Tap: Empowering Communities to Examine Their Lead Exposure

Caren Cooper, associate professor, Imani Bell, graduate student, and Dr. Lisa Lundgren are using a national database, called Crowd the Tap, to test water infrastructure and its impact on minority communities. 

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Apr 17, 2019

Fact check: Is pollen season getting worse?

Dr. Robert Bardon of the N.C. State Extension Service explains the reasons behind the high pollen count, known as the “pollenpocalypse,” happening throughout the state this spring. 


Apr 16, 2019

Can multiple carnivores coexist in cities?

Arielle Parsons, Ph.D. student, and Roland Kays, associate professor, discuss the importance of communities with green spaces and its positive effects on carnivores. 

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Mar 25, 2019

Weather Permitting: Welcome to the onslaught of pollen

Dr. Robert Bardon of the NC State Extension Service explains his pollen forecast that helps predict when the area will be most affected by the upcoming pollen season. 

Coyote in a field - Coyotes vs. Deer: Who's Winning?

Mar 20, 2019

Coyotes vs. Deer: Who’s Winning?

A recent study shows that the arrival of coyotes in the eastern U.S. has not decreased the population of deer harvested by hunters. 

Graduate Research Symposium

Mar 12, 2019

2019 Graduate Research Symposium Winners

Check out the winners of our Graduate Research Symposium! 

Yuan Yao

Mar 12, 2019

Yao receives prestigious NSF CAREER award

Dr. Yuan Yao is the recipient of the National Science Foundation career award, the most prestigious award for early career faculty. 

Jarami Bond, Alumni - Three Secrets for Scoring an Entry-Level Sustainability Job

Mar 12, 2019

Three Secrets for Scoring an Entry-Level Sustainability Job

Jarami Bond, recent grad and GreenBiz 30 Under 30 honoree, provides tips for getting your dream sustainability job. 

Melissa Pasquinelli

Mar 10, 2019

Dr. Melissa Pasquinelli Named Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Dr. Melissa Pasquinelli will be joining the College of Natural Resources as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs